Kent State students often say that the university gives them sense of belonging, a feeling that they fit. No matter their gender, race or ethnicity, there’s a place for everyone to find their purpose and thrive. Our strong academic programs and nationally recognized faculty help set Kent State apart and make the choice to enroll here an easy one.
- 91% of freshmen received financial assistance through scholarships, grants, loans or employment
- 200+ education abroad programs in more than 60 countries
- 350+ student organizations
Our students are comprised of individuals from across the globe. They will find that they belong here among their peers, learning from the best faculty possible.
- 36,000+ enrolled in 8-campus system
- Nearly 32,000 undergraduate students
- More than 5,500 graduate students
- 63% female students
- 37% male students
- 27,000+ Kent Campus undergraduate/graduate students
- Ranked in 19th percentile for full-time graduate students.
- 80.5% retention rates for first-time, full-time freshmen (Kent Campus).
- More than 9,500 degrees awarded in 2019.
- 5% International students from more than 98 countries
- 14.5% Kent State undergraduate minority students:
- 7.5% African-American
- 3.5% Hispanic/Latino
- 3.3% Multiracial
- 0.14% Native American or Alaskan Native
- Additional ethnicity/race data:
- 1.9% Asian
- 0.07% Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
- 3.2% Not reported
- 23.23 Average ACT score of 2019's freshman class.
- Mean high school cumulative GPA for 2019's freshman class is 3.45.
- 91% of freshmen received financial assistance through scholarships, grants, loans or employment.
- 86% of full-time undergraduate students receive financial assistance
- $61+ million in scholarships offered to incoming freshmen in 2018-2019.
- 13.8% New Freshman with Exploratory majors.
- Nearly $405 million in total aid awarded annually to more than 30,000 students in 2021-2021 .
- 19:1 Student-to-faculty ratio (Kent Campus)
- 92% of classes have 50 students or fewer.
- More than 53% of classes have 20 or fewer students.
- Business management
- Fashion merchandising
- Criminology & justice studies
- Biological sciences
- Nursing technology
- Public health
- Early childhood education
- Library & information science
- Podiatric medicine
- Public health
- Music education
- Community mental health counseling
- User experience design
- Business administration
- Computer science
- Higher education administration & student affairs
- 23 residence halls
- 13 living-learning programs
- 18 on campus dining locations, including one really awesome food truck
- 350+ clubs and organizations
- 34 sororities and fraternities
- 22 fraternities
- 11 sororities
- 1 co-educational
- 153,000 square feet of state-of-the-art fitness amenities at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center
- More than 70 machines in the 7,000-square-foot fitness facility available at the Tri-Rec